Breast Cancer Associated with Von Recklinghausen's Disease: Case Report and Review of Literature

@article{Kumar2014BreastCA,
  title={Breast Cancer Associated with Von Recklinghausen's Disease: Case Report and Review of Literature},
  author={Nilkamal Kumar and Achyut N. Pandey and Swasty Kumari and S. Henry Kishore},
  journal={Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2014},
  volume={5},
  pages={205-207}
}
Breast cancer in association with type- 1 neurofibromatosis (NF1) is a rare clinical entity. Here, we present the case of a 45-year-old woman with typical clinical manifestations of NF1, who presented with a right breast lump, which she had first noticed 8 months back but had disregarded, believing it to be another manifestation of her Von Recklinghausen’s disease. Clinical examination and diagnostic workup were suggestive of a breast carcinoma. Subsequently, she underwent modified radical… CONTINUE READING
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